24th Annual Kids' Design-An-Ad Contest

The student-designed advertisements appeared in the pages of a special print section published Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015 in both the Verde Independent and the Camp Verde Bugle newspapers.

The student-designed advertisements appeared in the pages of a special print section published Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015 in both the Verde Independent and the Camp Verde Bugle newspapers.

Enjoy the imaginative and creative designs by Verde Valley's budding advertising designers.

The Verde Independent and Camp Verde Bugle are proud to sponsor the Valentine's Day Children's Design-An-Ad Contest in cooperation with our advertisers.

Third through fifth grade students from Accelerated Learning Center, Beaver Creek Elementary, Camp Verde Elementary, Verde Valley Montessori, Clarkdale-Jerome Elementary, Cottonwood Elementary, Oak Creek Elementary, Mt. View Preparatory, Verde Valley Christian School and St. Joseph's Catholic School participated. Our staff selected the top designs in the three grade categories and one grand prize winner overall.

After the students created the ads, our 37 participating advertisers each selected the ad they desired to represent their business. These ads appeared in the pages of a special printe section.

The Verde Independent and Camp Verde Bugle thank all the advertisers who made this valuable language, business and graphic arts lesson possible for the Verde Valley youth.

A Big "Thank You" to our Participating Advertisers:

Coldwell Banker Rental, Country Bank, Oxendale Jeep, Olsens  Grain, Home Furnishings Direct, Larry Green Chevrolet, Hyundai of Cottonwood, Airpark Animal Hospital, Yavapai Broadcasting, Taylor Waste, Arizona Smile Designers, Southwest Eye Center, Red Rock Pediatrics, Graham's Auto, Salt River Materials Group, Reese and Sons, Century 21, Ace Hardware Cottonwood, Cottonwood Parks and Recreation, David Herald, Cottonwood Modern Dentistry, Northern Arizona Rehab, Big O Tires, Verde Valley Ballet, Best by Farr Plumbing, Bedrock, Verde Valley Chiropractic, Camp Verde Ace Hardware, Sun Country Woodworks, Zaineys Frozen Yogurt, Hog Wild BBQ, Kare Bears Day Care, Farm Bureau Financial, Sherwood Jewelers, Buddy's Grocery, Market Place Café.

3rd Grade Winner and Overall Winner: Aracely Delgado

Mrs. Tina Picknally - Accelerated Learning Charter School

4th Grade Winner: Ruby Helm

Mrs. Zienka - Mountain View Preparatory

5th Grade Winner: Zeke W. Nester

Ms. Stokes - Mountain View Preparatory

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